Inspired by the great Tennessee Williams' one act, two person play of the same name, brought to the screen by sreenwriter Francis Ford Coppola and directed by Sydney Pollack, "This Property Is Condemned" is a sordid, sick, and ultimately sad story of the Starr family trying to make a go of running a boardinghouse minus their runaway father during depression era in a small backwater town called Dodson in the state of Mississippi. Told in flashback sequence from the jaded eyes … more
Pros: Redford & Wood Cons: none Opening with two children walking down the railway track, we flashback to the depression era of rural Mississippi. We recount the life of the beautiful Alva Starr (Wood), living in the bleak home of her mother - a boarding house along the same railroad track. Momma is two days away from being a tramp, but these were different times than now, and just slightly jealous of her young beautiful daughter, Wood. Wood has … more
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